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Marketing Management

Your Course

The programme content of this MSc is aimed at preparing graduates for a variety of marketing positions in business. This programme will assist students in becoming knowledgeable about a range of marketing subjects to an advanced level; developing analytical, oral and written presentation skills; acquiring and being able to use accepted research methodologies.

Students develop extensive knowledge in a broad range of marketing subjects such as Strategic Marketing, Strategic Brand Management, Services Marketing, Social Marketing & Sustainability, Marketing Performance & Productivity, Digital Marketing and Marketing Analytics. The programme ends with a week long summer school and an applied marketing project.


1. Become an all-round marketing professional with advanced strategic marketing knowledge and skills.

2. Work with real companies on applied consultancy based projects.

3. Be industry ready with analytical and research-led skills.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

Normally a Second Class Honours undergraduate degree, usually a Grade 1, or a H2.1 in the Higher Diploma in Business Studies, is required (or equivalent international qualification). IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable. Applicants who hold a very high 2.2 and who have achieved a 2.1 average within a significant marketing specialism in a business degree, may be considered.

The programme is open to graduates of all disciplines. Applicants from a non-business/marketing degree background, applying as a conversion programme, are required to successfully complete an online Principles of Marketing course, as specified by the Marketing Discipline, prior to commencement of studies.


1 year, full-time; 2 years part-time.

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities

Graduates find employment in a wide variety of industry sectors with companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Accenture, Genesys, Electric Ireland, The Irish Times, Allied Irish Bank, Ernst & Young and Big Spaceship.

Further enquiries


Ms Mary Greaney

T: + 353 91 492 546




1. Conversion course – open to graduates of any discipline.

2. Employability – graduates have excellent employment opportunities.

3. Learn from experts – students have frequent opportunities to hear distinguished visiting and industry speakers.

Application date

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.

1MMM1, full-time; 1MMM2, part-time.

When To Apply: NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Important: non-business graduates must apply by 6 July 2020.

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